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Vivian Cavazos

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LAURINBURG — Vivian Estelle Cavazos, 82, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Morrison Manor.

Born December 5, 1934 in Carteret County, NC, she was a daughter of the late Grover and Sudie Lorena Farnell Godwin.

Vivian taught adult reading classes with the Scotland County Literacy Council where she was awarded a plaque for her dedication. She was very involved in the church. She used her time to promote missions and served on the local church level in various areas teaching missions then went on to serve missions for the Pee Dee Association.

Vivian was in the process of writing a book when her health began to deteriorate. She was a unique, kind, loyal and very strong person.

She is preceded in death by her son, Arthur Milks, one brother and four sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Thomas Balli Cavazos of the home; her son, Michael Milks of Calif.; her sister, Irene Glancey of Swansboro; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 10 at New Hope Baptist Church, officiated by the Rev. Michael Malpass.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.


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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2017